Targeted Support Officer - Headteacher Coach

Warwickshire County Wide
Scale L. £33,799 - £35,934 pro rata
12 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
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About Us

Here at Warwickshire County Council we put children and families at the heart of everything we do. We aim to ensure that Warwickshire’s children, young people and families receive the right help at the right time and we are passionate about supporting communities and families to build on their strengths and relationships to find their own solutions. 

We are doing great and we need great people to join us! 

The Role

Early Help has seen a significant transformation in recent times and our supportive and experienced Early Help teams are excited about welcoming this new post.   

We have dedicated locality teams of Family Support workers, Targeted Support Officers and Targeted Youth Workers who all work together with school communities and other multi agency partners as an Early Help Eco system.  

To help embed the developments the Early Help process in its broadest form with Designated Safeguarding Leads, Headteachers and Pastoral Leads in education settings, with a view to increase confidence, capacity and capability.

We are looking for an experienced senior leader in schools to join us in this post to deliver a fixed term project for 2 years.  

This post would suit a recently retired school leader or a school leader looking to extend their pastoral repertoire.  

  • 1 post North Warwickshire and Nuneaton and Bedworth/Rugby 

As we further develop the Early Help Eco System, the Headteacher Coaches will provide direct support based upon coaching and Restorative Practice principles to support the new Early Help model to become fully embedded across Warwickshire.  

We need someone with extensive senior leadership in schools, especially as a Safeguarding Lead, who would relish the opportunity to support other fellow Headteachers, SENCO’s and Safeguarding Leads raise their capability, confidence and capacity in the new world of Early Help.  

Our partners in school are crucial and you will be expected to attend and support various network events in your localities to offer support and consultation.  

For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification

Additional Information

For further information about this role please contact Kat Ryan

Closing Date: 4th November 2020

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce and would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, disabled people and people from the LGBT+ Community.

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